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Business Features

Afterpay Shoppers Increased Order Sizes During Holiday 2020

New data from the “buy now, pay later” payment solution reveals emerging shopping trends.

clock January 7, 2021Alexandra Pastore

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Fashion Scoops

Shopbop Expands Activewear Alongside ‘Shopbop Moves’ Campaign

The retailer is doubling down on the activewear category through interactive classes and Active landing page launch alongside the campaign.

clock December 31, 2020Emily Mercer

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Business Features

Bring It Back: Survey Reveals Intent to Return Sentiment

ShipStation shares insights into current attitudes toward returns this holiday season.

clock December 30, 2020Alexandra Pastore

Last-minute shoppers wear face masks as they search for Christmas Eve deals in Park Meadows Mallin Lone Tree, Colorado.

Retail

For Most Retailers, a Holiday Performance That Transcends the COVID-19 Crisis

Apparel lagged this holiday, although cozy pieces, activewear and sneakers did well.

clock December 27, 2020David Moin

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Retail

Mastercard Charts Holiday Sales Up 3%

Furniture and home furnishings retailers were big winners, generating 16.2 percent overall growth, with 31 percent online growth.

clock December 26, 2020David Moin

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Retail

Deloitte Sees Fewer Sales, But Higher Transaction Values This Holiday

The consulting firm also noted the ongoing strength of online sales.

clock December 23, 2020Arthur Zaczkiewicz

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Fashion

The 31 Best Holiday Sweaters of 2020

WWD rounded up 31 of the most eye-catching and humorous sweaters that are sure to bring a little cheer to your holiday season.

clock December 23, 2020Emily Mercer and Luis Campuzano and Andrew Shang

Masked shoppers and visitors walk down 5th Avenue and stop to look at the Saks 5th Avenue window displays for the Holiday season during the Coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak in Manhattan,New York on Sunday, December 6, 2020. (Alex Menendez via AP)

Retail

Super Saturday Peps Up Brick-and-Mortar Retail

The weekend appeared busy enough to keep retailers on track for mid-single-digit holiday gains.

clock December 21, 2020David Moin

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Business Features

Survey Finds Safety Concerns Leading to Rise in Digital Gift Cards for the Holidays

A new report by Chase identifies evolving consumer attitudes toward digital banking tools for holiday shopping.

clock December 18, 2020Alexandra Pastore

Retail

Super Saturday, Potentially a Record-Breaker Without Crowds

This year, there won’t be the frenzy of a last-minute Christmas rush, though most retailers will wind up with a good season.

clock December 16, 2020David Moin

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Business Features

Accenture’s Holiday Shipping Study Names Top-performing Retailers

The data measures a variety of key factors across 116 retailers.

clock December 16, 2020Alexandra Pastore

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Business Features

Reallocated Budgets Mean It’s All About the Gifts This Holiday

PwC’s latest holiday report provides insights into evolving consumer behaviors during the holiday shopping season.

clock December 15, 2020Alexandra Pastore

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Business Features

Amex Trendex Reveals Consumers Are Using Unique Payment Methods for Holiday Gifts

The company’s December installment of its monthly consumer survey examines changing behaviors amid peak holiday shopping.

clock December 9, 2020Alexandra Pastore

Main Street Love

Retail

Create & Cultivate, Mastercard Team to Create ‘Main Street Love’

The site is a digital storefront showcasing small, women-owned businesses.

clock December 8, 2020WWD Staff

Male hand holding paper shopping bag with red gift boxes inside at Christmas event in department store. Buying present for Xmas holiday and New Year celebration concept

Retail

Shopping Survey Shows Split Between Consumers and Retailers

First Insight surveyed senior retail executives and consumers about holiday shopping preferences.

clock December 7, 2020Arthur Zaczkiewicz

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Salvatore Ferragamo tapped several influencers for its Gancini digital project.

Business

Influencer Marketing Goes Beyond Product Placement, Focuses on Values

clock 14hSandra Salibian

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